[self-kuh n-grach-uh-ley-shuh n, or, often, -graj-, -kuh ng-, self-] /ˈsɛlf kənˌgrætʃ əˈleɪ ʃən, or, often, -ˌgrædʒ-, -kəŋ-, ˌsɛlf-/
the expression or feeling of uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s own accomplishment, good fortune, etc.; complacency.
the state or an instance of congratulating or being pleased with oneself


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